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Mar 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
department's blog, loran baker's favorite bands were from the seventies, styx, even when it was bitterly cold outside, still in the shorts. when we think about elizabeth butler, apparently she got a love of investigation and police work early on. they say perry mason and rock ford files tv shows influenced her and they say he was always excited about following the evidence and uncovering the truth. you think about how these two officers came to police work in such different ways with such different histories, but united within the santa cruz police department and within that brotherhood and sister hood of police officers nationwide. you think about all the people coming together today, to thank them for the work they did. >> safe to say both officers absolutely loved their jobs. butch baker was considered to be one of the best, if not the best investigators in the entire santa cruz police department. elizabeth butler apparently loved to ride roller coasters and hike, and obviously spend a lot of time with her partner, peter woo and their two sons. we saw the pictures mome
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
of them never meeting detective elizabeth butler and also detective baker, but felt the need to come and pay their respects. >> we're told between five and 6,000 officers from as far away as new york and los angeles and just about every town and county here in california, there's a moment of silence before the service. then there's a number of people that did not know either officer but just wanted to say thank you, remember their lives and thank them for their service today. >> and then, of course, the people closest to the detectives, their families. they're inside the hp pavillion. elizabeth butler had two young children. she was the mother of two, ages 5 and 2. then you have detective baker who was a 28- -year veteran. he had 3 adult children. they're all there now. >> two daughters jillian and ashley. a son who is a community service officer, following in his dad's footsteps. butch baker was 59 years of age. born here in san francisco. fell in love with his wife, kelly. they were in grade school, 10, 11 years old. he was floating the idea o
FOX Business
Mar 3, 2013 2:30am EST
is it a pin and start slashing. >> coming up. bakers dozen and a bakers bail out . guys putting twinkies off of the shelves now getting a deal off of the charts? 3 death. stay with us. everybody. uniaccused of bringing down hostess is snacking on your tax money. they can collect ben 50s for workers losing their jobs. >> i wish i had a twinkie and we could sting happy birthday to you. we can't find them because the baker's union brought the company down . the team sterse said they had a better union . the bakers said no thanks and on top of unemployment they are getting global trade fits. >> they can acsiss unemployment and trade adjustment assistant. >> global trade competition, that is a good thing. >> it is this be compet if i have and competition and the fact that the government has to pay for something like that is outrageous. that's what we have competition for f. you have competition in the labe horr market and in the capitol market there is it competition for production purposes. it is good . the fact that everybody. fox want to fire us let's say. do we go to the government. they fire
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
call and no response from officers butch baker and elizabeth butler thousands of people said goodbye and thank you to the fallen police officers with a message that they would never be forgotten. santa cruz native who knew them as a security sang. >> we were just a couple of knuckle head guys and suddenly we began old. >> reporter: but laughter turned to tears as the officers children spoke. >> daddy, happy father's day and what a daddy you have been. >> keith would you like to say hi? >> hi. >> reporter: butler's husband spoke about the last promise he made to his wife. >> i promised her that our kids would grow up and be gentle and be giving. i promised that her sons would grow up to be up right, to be gentle, and to be loving. >> and the father and son walked out hand in hand as the caskets were taken out of the arena. it was a moving moment and also moving moments outside of the pavilion. to hear about that let's go to maureen naylor. >> reporter: officers gathered behind me for a fallen salute. after this emotional first of its kind memorial for officers killed on the line of du
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
officer lauren butch baker. both speaking at a heartbreaking memorial service today. thousands of police officers along with dignitaries and regular folks all paused to pay tribute to those fallen officers. >>> good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. there were tears and even jokes about the two police officers who were shot and killed on duty. we have live coverage of today's service. robert handa and maureen naylor are live. we begin with robert who watched the service alongside them, robert. >> reporter: well, it took some time but the san jose arena here has emptied out. but it will be some time before anyone that was here and in those watches some where else will forget what happened here today. a child leaving a memorial for a mother he will not see again was one of many emotionally wrenching moments that took place today as thousands gathered for a final send off for santa cruz officers baker and butler. >> joaquin would you like to say hi. >> hi. >> reporter: butler's partner peter woo and their son joaquin spoke. >> i whispered to her that i would te
FOX News
Mar 2, 2013 1:30pm PST
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KOFY
Mar 7, 2013 11:30am PST
.p. pavilion. thousands gathering for the memorial service for officer sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butter, two santa cruz police officers killed in the line of duty a week and a half ago. law enforcement officers from around the state are gathering. >> we will bring you complete live coverage for the next few hours of the memorial and the procession that has wrapped up. this is video of the 33-mile long procession that stretched two miles with 200 vehicles. it began at the santa cruz boardwalk this morning. >> travel on highway 17 to the h.p. pavilion, people were lined up saluting the fallen officers. we have crews spread out from the south bay to santa cruz. we will continue on, after our news would normally end at 11:30 and stay with the service until it is done. we are always streaming it live if you on abc7news.com. >> good morning on this sad day. >> 51-year-old detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butter were killed in the line of duty. >> abc7 news reporter, cornell reporter sex live in santa cruz, where the procession began
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 6:00am PST
. sergeant baker and butler are being laid to rest. sergeant baker was getting ready to retire. detective butter worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. -- butler -- detective butler worked as a patrol officer and whose and -- hostage negotiator. >> reporter: you can see they are leading straight to highway 17 and that's where the procession will lead to in santa cruz. you can see the line of cones that have been set up for the several rose of vehicles expected to a -- rows of vehicles expected to arrive in the next few hours and the parking lot is getting prepared for the 200 vehicle expected to take part. they will be escorting family members down to san jose and the hp pavilion and that's the best place for people expected to attend. this mourning process will continue long after today is over. hundreds last night came to pay respects last night and that followed a private viewing for private family members. >> i knew i had to be here tell them goodbye and that they are my heroes. >> i just walked out with an overwhelming feeling of what a terrible waste it was for two great
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 11:00am PST
volunteer with the police department and their daughter was the dispatcher on duty when detective baker and butler were gunned down. well hear from them. >> it shows that officers that are sworn to protect us put their lives on the line every moment of every day they are on duty. it is a same we have to lose sergeant baker and detective butler in this way for our community to come together and realize the respect that we must show law enforcement and their officers. >> we definitely want to support not only the santa cruz p.d. but the families of the officers and it is so very, very tragic. >> we have video coming out. >> those folks, their daughter was the dispatcher on duty when this went down in santa cruz last week. we are showing you, as well, officers from all over california, all over the bay area, all over the country, we understand there are honor guards from departments as far away as new york. we have seen people from san francisco, hayward, south bay, monterey. everyone is here. up to 6,000, we told, law enforcement officials. you can see the north entrance here is open. not
KICU
Mar 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
their respect for 2 fallen members of the santa cruz police force, sergeant butch baker and elizabeth baker were gunned down to investigation a possible assault. >> the families wanted it at the chapel so everyone can say good-bye. >> i feel so sorry for those officers in there. it's just so terrible and seeing them makes it so real. >> the public viewing began at 3 this afternoon and ends at 8:00 tonight. >>> thousands are expected to attend tomorrow's memorial service for those 2 officers. the crowd, in fact, so charge the service has been moved to san jose. >> lorraine blanco is live. lorraine. >> reporter: the city has already put up tow away signs. the officer memorial will shut down much of the area tomorrow. >> we wouldn't are surprised if we actually packed out the arena. >>> stage is literally being set for thousands to remember and celebrate 2 santa cruz officers; sergeant loren butch baker and elizabeth you butler trying to interview a sexual assault suspect. >> we want everything to go properly and smoothly to honor these officers. >> dozens of officers will participate in the preces
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 7:00am PST
. the two officers were killed in the line of duty last week. detective baker was getting ready to retire after serving 28 years with the police department. detective butler was a ten year veteran who had worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. sal will cover the memorial procession from santa cruz to san jose. we are in san grows -- we start with claudine in santa cruz. >> reporter: we are standing at the start of the procession. the folks told to gather here starting about seven this morning and in the last several minutes we have seen activity. take a look to the side of me. you can see three buses that are lined up along this street. they have the santa cruz police emblem on them and a sign. we assume possibly members of the department will ride these buses down the procession. i want to show you what's happening in this parking lot just near the boardwalk here. you can see motor officers starting to line up their motorcycles. they will stage there and then move to the start of the procession. this procession, ready to leave about 8:45 but everybody was told to gather about
SFGTV
Mar 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
configuration. this deck c here is on baker's street and they have the lot that goes all the way back here. they have all of this. and so, they have used the wrong sand born maps and given you the wrong information and they are completely inaccurate representations of what is there. first they call out deck a. which is two doors down. and say that somehow it is larger. it certainly is not. and here is the subject site here. and here is what right next door what they have called deck b and here is two doors down, deck a. it is not larger, it does not stick out further. and then, you look at what they have termed deck b which is directly adjacent, that is a fire escape. that is not a deck. this deck here on what they called deck a, is 16 to 18 feet from the rear property line. this fire escape that they have named deck b, is 20 feet from the property line. their existing deck is currently 16 feet from the property line, but, the stairs themselves come right up to the property line about five feet. so also there is and they show the deck c, which is on baker's street. there is actually a shot
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 11:00am PST
. they are expecting a rush. looking at the programs that are honoring officer sergeant baker and officer butler, they have their pictures up front. beautiful pictures of their families on the back and a little tidbit that we found out inside the program about officer butler, it was 9/11, the experience of having seen that on tv that forced her and her partner, peter, to reassess their lives. that was the moment they decided to move to santa cruz and it was in 2003 that she joined the santa cruz police department. reporting live here outside the hp pavilion, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> that will bring tears to your eyes. bob, thanks so much. in just about 55 minutes from now, the hp will officially play host to thousands of mourners from all over the state as bob mentioned. among those who will speak publicly at today's memorial service are members of the officers' families and the police chiefs of santa cruz and capitola. others include leon panetta and kamala harris. 9 governor jerry brown will attend today's memorial service but he is not expected to speak. also on the agenda, "american
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
fallen santa cruz police officers. memorial for sergeant lauren baker and detective butler took place at the pavilion in san jose in order to accommodate the large crowd including law enforcement from around the state and beyond. lillian is here now with a look back at the service. lillian. >>reporter: it's been 9 days since sergeant baker and detective butler killed in the line of duty. today a final salute. tv. >> they came from all over the country. thus of officers dignitary friends and family filled the hp pa ville i don't know to honor and celebrate the lives of 2 san jose police officers. 51-year-old sergeant baker and 38-year-old officer butler. >> 2 heroes. 2 friends. taken from us far too soon at the hands of a mad man. >>reporter: the 2 were shot and killed by a sexual assault suspect. making them the first santa cruz police officers to be killed in the line of duty. the flag draped casket surround by pictures of them and their loved ones. butler was a mother of 2 young boys. 5 and two years old touching moment when partner went one her oldest son joaquin weari
KICU
Mar 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
of officer baker and butler. good evening. >> as ktvu's rob roth tells us this afternoon's show of support was both overwhelming and heartbreaking. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers as well as dozens of police officers remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective butch long baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as police officers. sergeant butch long had two children. >> you are the very reason i have good in my life. >> reporter: and detective baker had a husband and two children, including joaquin. >> joaquin, you want to say hi. >> hi. >> i whispered to her that i would take care of our boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview jeremy gulei. leon panetta said people often look away instead of helping those prone to violence. >> they drew the line. they were doing the
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 5:00am PST
,000 people could show up and they knew that which is why they will be keeping it there. butch baker was described as a friend and mentor and great investigator. detective elizabeth butler was well respected, worked as a drug act and hostage negotiator and worked in investigations in her career. both were gunned down last tuesday and their cass -- cass gets will be guarded to the hp pavilion. >> the hope is that we sends these officers off with the honor they deserve and that's what i want this to be about and i want the families to be pleased in the manner in which we have chosen to honor our fallen officers. >> we will have pamela harris, santa cruz county sheriff will be here and leon panetta will also be here because he represented the central coast for many years. law enforcement are also expected. and another santa cruz native, he competed on american idle and he will be singing a song here. we will have much more and coming up in the next half hour. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> jeanine e-make sure you stay here for live team coverage and then the public m
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 10:30pm PST
. >>> a ceremonial end of watch dispatch ends the memorial of officer baker and butler. good evening. >> as ktvu's rob roth tells us this afternoon's show of support was both overwhelming and heartbreaking. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers as well as dozens of police officers remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective butch long baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as police officers. sergeant butch long had two children. >> you are the very reason i have good in my life. >> reporter: and detective baker had a husband and two children, including joaquin. >> joaquin, you want to say hi. >> hi. >> i whispered to her that i would take care of our boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview jeremy gulei. leon panetta said people often look away instead of helping those prone to
NBC
Mar 4, 2013 4:30am PST
says the families of butch baker and elizabeth butler and everyone on the force were touched and honored. >> officers in the department are just blown away. a number of them are military and so they understand the significance of not only earning this medal but the significance of giving it as a gift. >> the memorial outside of the santa cruz police department has been growing since tuesday when baker and butler were gunned down. the public memorial service for officers baker and butler will be held in san jose at the hp pavilion. it was originally going to be held at kaiser permanente but organizers said they needed a larger venue. the service will be held thursday at noon. >>> breaking news from overnight. a deadly shooting in campbell and the victim is just 18 years old. >> all night long police have been searching for the gunman. the victim was found near the corner of west lattimer and dumpster drive not far from the campbell shopping center. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live on the scene with more details on this investigation. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 11:00am PST
sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective butler were at his house to investigate a groping case when he opened fire on them february 26. santa cruz police officer have invited the public to a casket viewing for detective sergeant baker and detective butler those on ocean street in santa cruz. the public memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker is tomorrow at the h.p. pavilion. a motorcade procession will proceed. amtrak is offering free travel for law enforcement officers and live coverages begins at 11 a.m., right here on abc7 news. the family an 87-year-old woman who died at a bakersfield nursing home after a nursery fused to perform cpr wanted to die naturally and they are satisfied with the care she received. the death of the woman sparked outrage when the 9-1-1 call was released on the recording. the employee told the dispatcher she was not permitted to perform cpr. the company that operates the home says the employee misinterpreted the guidelines. the employee is on voluntary leave while officials investigate the case. happening now on wall street, stocks continu
ABC
Mar 8, 2013 4:30am PST
" baker and detective elizabeth butler. both remembered as remarkable, she as her dedication as a mother of two young sons. and detective sergeant butch baker left behind a family, and the childhood sweetheart he married and their three children. he was remembered at a detective's detective. a scholarship fund is set up in honor of the officers. santa cruz businesses have already committed $125,000. if you would like to make a donation we have a link on our website at abc7news.com under "oh see it on tv." >> panetta said the military may have looked the other way in the face of the troubled former social whose killed the two police officers. he was a guest speaker at the memorial. panetta recently left the pentagon and acknowledged the gunman, goulet, may have fallen through the cracks while serving in the military. >> many of their friends, relatives, buddies, superiors, looked the other way. at some point, somebody pays a price. >> goulet shot sergeant baker and detective butler while they tried to interview him. the sexual assault suspect was later killed in a shoot out with police. >
KICU
Mar 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
cruz police force. >> she was 38 years old and a graduate of uc santa crews. >> 31-year-old butch baker, played with a ten assous investigators. >> he would wear shorts evening on the coldest days. >> he leaves behind daughters and a son. >> former american idol contestant, james durbin sang. he is a santa cruz native. >> durbin sang arms wide open. he knew detective butch baker as a chaperone in school dances when she was growing up. >> those who stayed behind found ways to honor the public servants. >> thousands of people hit the streets of santa cruz for this had morning's police perception. >> i think the community's quite shopped -- precession. as hundreds of vehicles drove past they stood? silence, some tearing up, some absolutes. one woman said her city lost something beyond the detectives. >> innocence, definitely. we've seen it, we've been watching it. it's sad. >> at santa cruz floral, the business of arranging and delivering flowers, we've dona, lot of flowers for our police department and we want to be here for the community. >> something to bring the community together in a
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2013 9:30am EST
edward baker who is a friend of his. another is a gentleman named john hart. both of these men have similar qualifications, they are all about the same age, all three lawyers, former members of the legislature. similar qualifications. lincoln's first the convention, his county, they are going to nominate delegates to a congressional meeting where the nominee for the whig party will be chosen. you are an ambitious whig in illinois is your only hope to move up, you are not going to be elected governor or get chosen for u.s. senate by the legislature. if you are an upwardly mobile whig in 1843 this was your chance. so lincoln at the county convention, it doesn't go as he planned. at least one of the newspapers reported that if he had hung in into nightfall his supporters would show up later in the day, maybe outnumbering baker's people. as it stands, lincoln ends up at a convention but edward baker, his opponent, lincoln said it was similar to being the guy who gets cut out of a relationship, gets his girlfriend stolen from a man has to stand up. lincoln goes to this district conventio
KOFY
Mar 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
in their honest. good evening. emotional farewell for sergeant baker and detective butler really a powerful sight as procession reached sap jose. hundreds of officers line the street as huge american flag draped down from 2 fire engine ladders at the entrance to hp about ville i don't know. 2 murdered police officers were eulogy remembered and cried over. abc 7 news reporter wayne begins our coverage in san jose. >> this was the stark vision of reality that greeted mourner in inside hp pavilion today. 2 coffin. honor guard. photo and video of sergeant butch baker and investigative officer elizabeth butler projected above and then 3 hours of heart felt words. >> she was tall. she was soft. fv she was willowy. >> she always gave herself permission to party. she loved to dance. >> elizabeth butler remarkable woman. not only for work as detective but also for her dedication as a mother of 2 young sons. from her partner peter a promise. >> i whispered to her that would i take care of our boys. of and make sure if they would always know what a great person before their mom was. i promise that
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> santa cruz police lauren butch baker and elizabeth butler being honored at a public memorial today starting at noon them both died february 26th after they were gunned down while interviewing a sexual assault suspect. >> family, friends and officers will gather this morning in santa cruz for the procession to san jose. people will start to arrive at the san jose boardwalk. the procession will exit just north of downtown and drive a few blocks to the hp pal vilion. >> marla, good morning. >> reporter: jon and laura, good morning. hp pavilion not used to hosting events like this but they are ready for it all the same. officials expect 18,000 to 20,000 people to show up here a little bit later this morning to pay their final respects to sergeant lauren butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. the the procession once it makes the 33-mile trek from santa cruz is expected to arrive at hp pavilion closer to 10:00 this morning. it will include more than 200 law enforcement vehicles. the memorial is scheduled to start at noon as you mentioned. inside we can tell you crews spent yesterday
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 6:00am PST
loran baker and officers elizabeth butler shot and killed last week by a man they were investigating for a sex crime. yesterday hundreds of people from the community paid respects where the fallen officers' caskets were on public display side by side in a final salute. over the past week law enforcement has been overwhelmed by the amount of support being shown by this community. >> this has been a really hard week. last week has been a really hard week. this week has been a terrible week. it's something you always think about in the back of your head. the thing that's going to hit us is next week when we don't have any of this going on and you have to be careful and watch your officers. >> reporter: the procession will leave santa cruz around 8:45. it will wind through the downtown area and then it will go over highway 17. when it hits highway 17, it will take up both lanes of traffic. it will go around 30 to 40 miles an hour. law enforcement tells us if you are behind the procession, you will not be able to pass. you will have to find alternate routes. from there it will go into the
KRON
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
to fallen santa cruz police detectives butch baker and beth butler. the memorial at san jose's h=p pavilion filled with peace officers from across the state, the emotional peak coming as butler's young son wore his mother's police cap while his father delivered a passionate farewell. and justin waldman is live outside of the scene at the service. justine? >> reporter: they came united to honor the slain officers. the emotions inside were carried from outside. right after the memorial service and all of the law enforcement agencies formed a tunnel. and the cars that were carrying the families. hundreds of them were in a salute as the cars drove by. there was also a fly over with one half dozen helicopters. many enforcement up and down california from the bay area and even in neighboring states. here to pay their respects. i spoke with officers including the deputy from the santa cruz. who gave the eulogy about what they thought of the service and how it will forever change them. >> it is a beautiful ceremony and a fitting tribute. i happen to know that he worked for porch in santa cruz to fo
NBC
Mar 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
for santa cruz police officers following tuesday's killing of sergeant bush baker and detective elizabeth butler. >>> new information tonight on why the man who killed the officers didn't have his name in the criminal records. federal law prevents people in prison for more than a year for owning a gun. he was sentenced for two consecutive one-year, so wasn't in the. >>> the high school team suited up to play a tribute game. it was organized by the team's coach and sergeant baker's former partner. when you look at this, with the flowers and the police department memorial, someone pinned a purple heart to a teddy bear. police received an anonymous nose, the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty when one loses their life in the protection of others and the greater good. i know you will understand, end quote. >>> an update to a story we brought you at 6:00, 1115 firearms are off the street thanks to a new gun buy-back program. today's event was the largest cash-funded buyback in santa clair county history. it offered between $100 tore $200 a gun, depending on the
NBC
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
to react, and now there is a growing memorial in santa cruz honoring sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. but one item in particular left behind by a mourner has really caught the department's attention. mixed in with the flowers, candles, and pick checks, someone pinned a purple heart medal to a teddy bear. police received an anonymous note explaining, quote, the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty. when one loses their life for the protection of others and the greater good. i know you will understand. quite a contrast from what this man is accused of doing at the same memorial, stealing flowers from the memorial. 53-year-old kenneth maffei is charged with vandalism to a law enforcement memorial and public intoxication. this happened on friday, the first day back on the job for santa cruz police officers following tuesday's killing of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. >>> and tragic news this evening from the annual escape from alcatraz triathlon in san francisco. this morning, we know it's grueling, but this morning a
ABC
Mar 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
the events that lead to jeremy opening fire on baker and butler. they are looking for teresa johnson. she is not a suspect, but they want to talk to her. she may have associated with goulet in the last few weeks. teresa johnson may go by teresa lamb. they believe she is homeless and anyone who may know her will have her contact the san thank you cruz sheriff's department. abc7 news. >> thank you. a scholarship fund has been established in honor of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. businesses committed $125,000 to the fund. if you would like to make a donation go to abc7 news and click on see it on tv. you will find it at the top of our home page. >>> new at 11:00, it happened. president obama signed an order authorizing $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the cuts have a wide ranging affect in california too. unemployment could be cut. the children may be eliminated from certain programs. school officials are trying to meet a march 15th deadline when the layoff notices anticipate less money next year. >> more layoffs than there would have been because of the see --
ABC
Mar 3, 2013 9:00am PST
from intervention to cope with last week's tragedy. detective sergeant loran "butch: baker and elizabeth butler were shot and killed last tuesday. one counselor said the community is so small many people were just one or two degrees of separation from the victims. a touching gift was found at the memorial. a burn he will heart medal with a note saying the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty. then you have the other spectrum. this man allegedly arrested for stealing flowers from the memorial. 53-year-old kenneth moffet has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication. a memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in san jose. it had to be moved from santa cruz to san jose to accommodate the expected large crowd. >> new this morning the private rocket space x dragon is now locked to the international space station with its cargo that includes experiments designed by bay area high-schoolers. the privately-owned rocket arrived a day later than planned. that is great news for stude
ABC
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
condolences and worlds of support on a facebook page created in the memory of loren baker and elizabeth butler. they were killed on duty tuesday. officers killed the suspect, jeremy goulet, and a shootout a short time later. businesses in the area are showing support for the police department. one restaurant is offering officers three meals and -- free meals. >> hundreds of abc viewers have been sending condolences on our face book page. >> a memorial for detective butler and domestic-sergeant baker will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in san jose. a large crowd is expected. >> man died today during the world famous escape from alcatraz triathlon in san franciscoment the 46-year-old man from texas suffered what they call a massive cardiac event during the swim portion of the race. that's the first part of the race which begins on al alcatra. our we caught the first three runners over the finish line. >>> a man severely burn in a house fire has died from his injuries. the 34-year-old, troy vocle, suffered second and third degree burns on his body. he died at the burn center. the fire st
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 4:30am PST
mates he was moving out. police say sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butter were at his house to investigate a groping case and he opened fire on them february 26. a public viewing of the caskets is held today at the santa cruz funeral home on ocean street from 3:00 to 8:00. the public memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker is held tomorrow moved to the h.p. pavilion in san jose to accommodate a larger crowd. a motorcade from santa cruz will precede the memorial. our live coverage begins here at 11 a.m. >> a suspected carjacker who was shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. the shooting happened after a chase through the bayview district. the driver of a stolen bmw was cornered. police say he backed into an officer trying to arrest him. >> the officer was knocked to the ground. the bmw re-positioned itself and about to go forward and the officer was vulnerable and could have been seriously injured or killed. two brother officers fired at the bmw striking the driver one time. >> he says that the bmw was stolen the day be
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
lawyeren butch baker and detective elizabeth baker shot to death last tuesday. people waited for the chapel doors to open to say goodbye to officers. >> everywhere i go, i can just feel the sense of sad nets. -- sadness. we just need to get our community back. >> the viewing will be held until 8:00 tonight, then, tomorrow, 17,000 people are expected at a memorial service for the detectives at noon at hp pa vil yichblt a motorcade will proceedeed the memorial in the morning at the beach board walk heading north. the mile-longym motorcade will travel south on highway 85. >> people planning to aattend the service. city offering bus vouchers available to those with no other way to the service. cal train offering free service to the memorial for all members of law enforcement. there is a stop right acrossç the street from hp pavilion. our live coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. live here on awc 7 news and on abc 7 news.com we'll be streaming it there for you. for more information another z.other details on how to watch the memorial service go to our web site. abc 7 news.com. click on see it on tv.
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >>> thousands will give a last tribute to two officers. butch baker and elizabeth butler were shot during a sexual assault investigation. leslie brinkley is live at hp pavilion where tomorrow's memorial will be held. >> tomorrow at noon, thousands are going to fill hp paw vol yen and perhaps to capacity of 18,000 to honor two officers who died in the line of duty. these flag-draped caskets were made available for those who wanted to pay their final respects to sergeant bush baker and officer elizabeth butler. both were gunned down on february 2 sickth as they will toed -- february 26th as they followed leads in an abuse case. >> this is the first time here that our local officers are and it is a terrible thing. >> i am here to pay my respects. i think due to santa cruz county, it is a good thing that people will come down and support the police officers. >> it is a big loss for our community and i am just -- everywhere i go i can just feel the sense of sadness. we need to get our community back. >> hundred brought flowers or signed the book of condolence in lieu of following the processio
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
to the hospital. in the very first person that visited that defense attorney was butch baker. asking him... are you okay? is there anything i can do for you? >> as one police officer said to me beforehand there have been too many of these events recently. everyone of them seems to add a heavier load to the one before that. by now, he says it's a very heavy weight. >> tributes began before memorials started at hp pavilion. hundreds of people lined highway 17 to watch the procession of 200 car goes by. firefighters from watsonville were there to salute the motorcade. it was quite a sight. hundreds lined the streets as a flag draped down at the entrance of hp pavilion. >> law enforcement came from ash the state to the memorial. laura anthony joins with us more on that. laura? >> people began lining up before the motorcade arrived here this morning. many of them were from law enforcement community well aware that they, too, put their lives on the line every day. thousands of police officers from as far as nork po nork and maryland converged on hp pavilion wearing black bands on badges. ones
CNBC
Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
. let's bring in dean baker, the codirector of the center for economic policy research, and former reagan adviser art laffer. art, i begin with you. it ain't perfect. i don't want to dwell on the sequester. it does cut spending which i think is a good thing. why is everybody doom and gloom? for the first time in i don't know how long we cut some spending? >> i think the spending cuts are great. we have been having spending cuts in this administration for probably three years now. spending as a share of gdp dropped sharply since almost the full four years of obama which is one of the major reason it is economy didn't go further south. if we can get sequesters and real cuts it could launch the economy into a boom. >> do you give congress credit? most of the spending cuts came at the end of 2010, 2011 and now 2012. >> yep. >> maybe the gop is doing better than people think? >> i like what they're doing. it's good holding firm on the no tax increase. that's wonderful. then having spending cuts in addition to that, it doesn't get much better, larry. >> dean baker, do you buy the enthusi
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 5:00am PST
sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth baker were at goulet's house to investigate a groping case and he opened fire on them february 26. a public viewing of the officers' caskets is held today at the santa cruz funeral home on ocean street from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. the public memorial for detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth baker will be held tomorrow and it has been moved to the h.p. pavillion in san jose to accommodate a larger crowd. a motorcade from santa cruz will precede the memorial. our live coverage begins at 11 a.m. right here. >> a suspected carjacker who was shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. the shooting happened after a chase through the city's bayview district, the driver of a stolen bmw was cornered in a deadend and police say he backed into an officer. >> the officer was knocked to the ground. the bmw re-positioned itself and about to agree forward. the officer was vulnerable. he could have been seriously injured or killed. two of the brother officers fired at the bmw striking the driver one time. >> it w
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
no one, and told the house mates he was moving out. detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth baker, the police say, were at his house to investigate a groping case and he opened fire on them february 26. a public viewing of the officers' caskets is held today on ocean street from 3:00 to 8:00. a memorial for detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth baker is held tomorrow. it is the move to the h.p. pavilion in san jose to accommodate a larger crowd. a motorcade procession from santa cruz will presee -- precede the memorial. we will have live coverage at abc7 news at 11 a.m. >> officials say a suspected carjacker shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. this was a chase through bayview and a driver was cornered in a deadend and he backed into an officer who was trying to arrest him. officers opened fire. the chief says that the bmw vehicle was stolen the day before and the carjacker had a shotgun. >> hair has made -- hayward city council voted to get rid of the red light cameras. right now, there are eight cameras at inter
NBC
Mar 6, 2013 11:00am PST
" baker and as you can tell from the number of people we've seen, the santa cruz police department and judging by the number of flowers, you can see they're very much loved by this community. santa cruz prepares for a gut wrenching good-bye to two people who protected and defended this town. later today the caskets of sergeant loran "butch" baker and officer elizabeth butler will go on display for a public viewing at santa cruz memorial between 3:00 and 8:00 tonight. then their remains will be transported to the hp pavilion for tomorrow's noon service. more than 200 law enforcement vehicles will join in the 33-mile funeral procession starting at 8:45 in the morning at the boardwalk parking lot. from there it will wind through santa cruz, go over highway 17, 285, 287 and final toll the hp pavilion. the procession will take up both lanes of highway 17 at 30 to 40 miles per hour. you'll be able to follow but not pass. drivers should also expect rolling road closures. nbc bay area will provide live coverage of the memorial service on air and online starting at noon. two venues in santa
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
,, to be gentle, to be loving. >> they might have been like sargeant butch baker who married his childhood sweetheart, leaving behind two children. today we heard how this medal of valor winner was a detective's detective. >> in the 28 years that butch saw the gritty side of police work, he never lost his compassion and his humanity. >> nor did he lose a sense of humor. >> everything from helping to finance an ad for a 6:00 a.m. garage sale at my house, putting a co-worker's house up for sale with a local realtor while they're on vacation. and then, putting spinner hub caps on the investigator lieutenant's car to pimp his ride for him. >> all part of the sad toork real lives of public servants remembered today and held in spirit for generations to follow. >> law enforcement officers were joined with people from around the bay area and beyond who came to pay respects at hp pavilion. >> after the service there was a very sobering scene. a gauntlet as they called it, of uniformed police and firefighters lined the streets. as it went by, among those on hand officers from oakland. a city that k
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 4:00am PST
. thousands are expected to pay their respects to sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. kpix 5's anne makovec is in san jose this morning where the memorial is scheduled for noon at hp pavilion. anne. >> reporter: people from all around the country, officers from all sorts of different police departments are going to come here in solidarity to hp pavilion here behind me. the capacity is 18,000 people. they are expecting about 15,000. now, last night there was a public viewing, a memorial service, at santa cruz memorial funeral home. friends, family, fellow officers and people who didn't even know the officers came to pay respects and say good-bye. detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler were shot and killed last week while questioning jeremy goulet about a sexual assault. goulet was later killed by other responding officers. but today it is all about baker and butler. >> they've given so much to the community. and to be taken like that, severe tragedy. >> i just respect them and care for them, an
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 4:30am PST
in san jose. thousands are expected to pay their respects to sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. anne makovec smack in san jose this morning where the memorial will be held inside hp pavilion. >> reporter: thousands of people are expected to come here around 15,000. this venue holds up to 18,000 people. a lot more will be watching it this afternoon on television. people from all over the country will gather to pay their respects. last night there was a public viewing at santa cruz memorial funeral home. the two flag-draped caskets were guarded by fellow officers as people who knew loran "butch" baker and elizabeth butler and people who didn't filed past to say good-bye. the officers were gunned down last week outside the home of jeremy goulet. they had gone there to question him and they were ambushed. other officers then killed goulet. but the focus today is on how baker and butler lived and a community coming together. we heard from a former spokesman who knew them well. >> it's important that everybody celeb
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
-bye to the fallen santa cruz police officers. ♪ [ music ]♪ sergeant loran "butch" baker -- >> daddy, i love you more than you will ever know. >> officer elizabeth butler. >> good-bye, my love. >> their memorial service full of sorrow and silver linings. >> butch and beth's legacy gives me true hope for tomorrow. >> the 30-mile motorcade starting this morning in santa cruz greeted with salutes as the procession passes by ending at the hp pavillion in san jose where the american flag and sea of officers await. good evening, i'm look. >> i'm allen martin. you know, as the good guys go, they were two of the best. mourners came by the thousands today to pay tribute to detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. but the most heartbreaking goodbyes came from the fallen officers' families. [ bagpipes ] >> reporter: two fallen officers whose lives were cut short surrounded by thousands who traveled many miles to pay their respects to the first officers ever killed in the line of duty in santa cruz. police chief kevin vogel on detective eli
KRON
Mar 7, 2013 7:00am PST
and honored in a memorial. sgt. loren "butch" baker error and det. elizabeth butler were both shot and killed by jeremy goulet when it came as house on february 26th while investigating a misdemeanor sexual assault case. hundreds of friends family, and other members of the community gathered last night at santa cruz memorial cemetery chapel to pay their respects to the fallen officers. their coffins were draped with american flags. those casket's right now are at h-p pavilion in san jose where the funeral service will take place at noon today. mike pelton is live outside the h-p pavilion with the details. >> 15,000 people can fill h- p pavilion at the funeral is held here in san jose and not santa cruz because such a large crowd is expected. the procession will begin in santa cruz are around 845 this morning. a motorcade will travel along highway 17 to san jose. the memorial service begins at noon and will last about several hours of about 3:00. those in santa cruz and cannot make the trip to san jose the kaiser permanente aery now will open its doors and broadcast the service. you also wat
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